How to Create a Skype Account on a PC

Access Account Creating Page

Access Account Creating Page via Webpage

webpage sign up entrance

  • Visit official Skype website via
  • Click the “Join Us” link in the top right corner of the page to enter the account creating page.

Access Account Creating Page via Software Interface 

in-app sign up entrance

  • Launch the Skype software on your PC.
  • Click the “Create an account” link at the bottom of the software interface.

Fill in Account Information [1] 

account creating page

  • Fill in the account information on the account creating page. [2]
  • Click the green button agree and continue button at the bottom  to continue.

By now, the account creating process has finished. But you still need to set up your account when you initially launch Skype.

Set up Account 

initial set-up page

  • Launch the Skype app on your PC and click Continue on the initial set up page.

check sound and video

  • Click “Test sound” and speak to your microphone to check your sound.
  • Make sure you can see yourself at the video testing area on the screen and click “Continue” to go to the next step.

add a profile picture

  • Click “Continue” to add a profile picture. Or click “Add later” to skip.

select profile picture

  • Click “Browse” to Browse your computer and select a picture. Or you can take a picture with the camera.

confirm picture

  • Click “Use this picture” to confirm the picture you have selected. [3]

setting up finished

  • Click “Start using Skype” to finish the set up process.